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[vc_row content_width="grid"][vc_column width="1/3"][vc_single_image image="9863" img_size="full"][/vc_column][vc_column width="2/3"][vc_column_text] I AM TRANS MASCULINE AND I THINK I WANT TO START USING TESTOSTERONE! WHAT SHOULD I KNOW BEFORE I BEGIN? This factsheet is a guide for trans men, trans masculine and gender diverse people who may be thinking about using testosterone. This process of transitioning is called Gender Affirming Hormone Therapy (GAHT). This factsheet provides a brief overview of the benefits, side effects and risks about starting hormone therapy. This factsheet should not be used to practice...

[vc_row content_width="grid"][vc_column width="1/3"][vc_single_image image="9864" img_size="full"][/vc_column][vc_column width="2/3"][vc_column_text] I AM TRANS FEMININE AND I THINK I WANT TO START USING HORMONES! WHAT SHOULD I KNOW BEFORE I BEGIN? This factsheet is for trans women, trans feminine and gender diverse people who may be thinking about using hormones also known as Gender Affirming Hormone Therapy (GAHT). This factsheet provides a brief overview of the benefits, side effects and risks about starting hormone therapy. This factsheet should not be used to practice self-medication. We strongly encourage that...

Justice and Peace Netherlands is launching a new call for human rights defenders at risk to participate in the Shelter City initiative around March 2021. The deadline to apply is 10 December 2020 at 23:59 CET (Central European Time). Special conditions apply because of the COVID-19 situation. Shelter City provides temporary safe and inspiring spaces for human rights defenders at risk where they re-energise, receive tailormade support and engage with allies. The term human rights defender is intended to refer to the...

#HumanRightsWeek presents us with an opportunity to share how we have been working alongside our country partners and trans focal points in the region to support the transgender and gender non conforming community and closely monitor the evolving situation presented by COVID-19. Over the next week we present our findings from our work over the last ten months which demonstrate an urgent need to guarantee the inclusion of  transgender and gender non conforming people in efforts to #RecoverBetter from COVID-19...

In the wake of the ongoing coronavirus disease (COVID-19) pandemic situation, as per the announcement of the convenor and International Steering Committee members of the 10th Asia Pacific Conference on Reproductive and Sexual Health and Rights (APCRSHR10), the APCRSHR10 has evolved from an in-person conference to an ongoing virtual series: #APCRSHR10 Virtual. The #APCRSHR10 Virtual is being hosted every fortnight in the form of 14 online sessions - each of about 90-120 minutes duration - during June to December 2020.  #APCRSHR10 virtual features thematic online sessions with plenary speakers and top-ranking...

Functional title : Accountant and Finance OfficerLocation : Bangkok, ThailandApplication Deadline:  6 December 2020 18 December 2020Period : 1 January 2021 - 31 December 2021Duration of contract : 1 YearReports to : Finance, HR and Administrative ManagerImportant: Fluent command in written and spoken English and Thai are required. BackgroundThe Asia Pacific Transgender Network (APTN) is a regional network that is working towards the advancement of trans rights in the Asia Pacific region through research and evidence generation, legal, policy and programmatic...

Functional title : Administrative and HR OfficerLocation : Bangkok, ThailandApplication Deadline:  6 December 2020 18 December 2020Period : 1 January 2021 - 31 December 2021Duration of contract : 1 YearReports to : Finance, HR and Administrative ManagerImportant: Fluent command in written and spoken English and Thai are required. BackgroundThe Asia Pacific Transgender Network (APTN) is a regional network that is working towards the advancement of trans rights in the Asia Pacific region through research and evidence generation, legal, policy and programmatic...

गरिमा के बीच COVID-19: ट्रांस यूथ लीडिंग द रिस्पॉन्स - माया की कहानी COVID-19 महामारी एक अभूतपूर्व मानवीय संकट है जो जीवन का दावा कर रहा है, दुनिया भर में आजीविका को नष्ट करने और अर्थव्यवस्थाओं को बाधित कर रहा है। Aidsfonds और UNAIDS के समर्थन के साथ, एशिया प्रशांत ट्रांसजेंडर नेटवर्क (APTN) और युवा LEAD ने पूरे एशिया और प्रशांत में ट्रांस और लिंग विविध युवा नेताओं की दृश्यता और आवाज़ को बढ़ाने के लिए एक साथ काम किया है। ट्रांस...

PRESS RELEASE Universal Periodic Review: A Joint Report on Transgender Issues Singapore, 22 October 2020 –  TransgenderSG and Sayoni have collaborated with the Asia Pacific Transgender Network (APTN) to submit a joint stakeholder report to the United Nations, in preparation for Singapore’s third Universal Periodic Review (UPR) in 2021. The UPR consists of an interactive dialogue between the Human Rights Council and member states about steps taken to advance human rights in their respective societies. Civil society organisations are welcome to submit their...

National Coming Out Day is coming up on Sunday, October 11th 2020. In line with this day, APTN has developed a social media campaign officially releasing the results of the 2019 Denied Work report conducted in partnership with Curtin University, and supported by UNDP’s Being LGBTI in Asia and the Pacific programme. This Social Media Tool Kit contains graphics and recommended copy that can be used on social media, to highlight the inequalities discovered in the Denied Work study when it...